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Church History Library

The collections of the Church History Library contain materials chronicling the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from its beginning in 1830 to the present day. The collections contain manuscripts, books, Church records, photographs, oral histories, architectural drawings, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, maps, microforms, and audiovisual materials. The staff creates and maintains catalogs and indexes for accessing this wide variety of information.



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German, Scandinavian and Dutch Periodicals from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
LDS Church Magazines
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5,462
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1.7M
VIEWS
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Periodicals from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
De Ster
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1,783
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644,534
VIEWS
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International Dutch Periodical from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. First published in June of 1896 in the Netherlands. Became an international Magazine in 1967. Name changed to Liahona in January 2000. Dutch title: De Ster. Maandelijksch Tijdshrift van de Heiligen der laatste Dagen. Flake, C. J. Mormon bibliography, 08440 General Conference Issues
Der Stern
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2,489
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623,894
VIEWS
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International German Periodical from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. First published in January of 1869 in Zurich. Became an international Magazine in 1967. Name changed to Liahona in January 2000. German title: Der Stern. Eine Monatschrift zur Verbreitung der Wahrheit. Flake, C. J. Mormon bibliography, 08442 Replaced Die Reform (1862-1864) General Conference Issues News of the Church (Nachrichten der Kirche)
Skandinaviens Stjerne
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3,135
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616,156
VIEWS
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Scandinavian Star Periodical for the Scandinavian and Danish Mission from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. First published in October of 1851 in Copenhagen. Became an international Magazine in 1967. Title varies: Skandinaviens stjerne, V. 1 (1851)- V. 105 (1956); Den Danske stjerne, V. 106 (1957)- V. 133 (1984); Stjernen, V. 134 (1985)- V. 147 (1998). Name changed to Liahona in January 2000. Danish title: Skandinaviens Stjerne. Organ for den danske og Norske Mission af Jesu...
The Improvement Era
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879
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572,750
VIEWS
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The Improvement Era (1897-1970) was the official arm of the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association. It followed the CONTRIBUTOR MAGAZINE (1879-1896). Joined officially to the YMMIA, the Era immediately became the premier adult periodical of the Church through its General Authority sponsorship and its focus on theology, history, contemporary affairs, and life in the Church.
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
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2,597
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491,521
VIEWS
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The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star was the official publication of the Church in the BRITISH ISLES from 1840 to 1970. Parley P. Pratt, an APOSTLE of the Church and the first editor of the periodical, outlined its purpose in its first issue, May, 1840, "The Millennial Star will stand aloof from the common political and commercial news of the day. Its columns will be devoted to the spread of the fulness of the gospel- the restoration of the ancient principles of Christianity-the...
The Juvenile Instructor
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1,283
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285,563
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JUVENILE INSTRUCTOR The Juvenile Instructor began publication in January 1866 and was the first children's magazine published between the Mississippi River and the West Coast of the United States. Its first issue identified its primary audience as the children of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and its purpose was to help prepare them for future responsibilities. It was originally published as a 10 1/2 by ­15 1/2 inch four-page, three-column, semimonthly publication. The...
Conference Reports
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312
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271,166
VIEWS
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Conference Reports of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. &nbsp Since 1899, the Church has published official reports of its annual (April) and semiannual (October) General Conferences, commonly called Conference Reports. In the past, these reports were distributed in booklet form only to Church leaders (bishoprics and higher), Church employees, and libraries. Currently, they are only produced for historical and administrative purposes. The conference report for the Church's...
Topic: Conference Reports of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
The Instructor
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494
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195,655
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The Instructor was originally published as JUVENILE INSTRUCTOR , from 1866 to 1929. At first a children's magazine, it became the official publication of the SUNDAY SCHOOL of the Church in January 1901. As its pages gradually filled with articles on teaching methods and gospel subjects to be used by the several Church AUXILIARY ORGANIZATIONS, especially the Sunday School, its name was changed to The Instructor in November 1929, better to reflect its content. The Presidents of the Church were...
The Contributor
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204
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57,617
VIEWS
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The Contributor (1879- 1896) proposed "to represent the Mutual Improvement Associations, and to furnish a publication of peculiar interest to their members and to the mature youth of our people". Purchased by the Cannon Publishing Company in 1892, Abraham H. Cannon became the editor and publisher. Cannon died suddenly in July 1896, and the Contributor ceased publication with the October issue. In November 1897 the general board of the YMMIA launched an official magazine, the...
Church History Library
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3 v. 25 cm.
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Topic: Church periodicals, Ohio -- Newspapers
The Improvement Era
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73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Church History Library
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2 v. 22 cm.
Topic: Church periodicals
Church History Library
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2 v. in 1 (384 p.) 25 cm.
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Topic: Ohio -- Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
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Topic: Church Periodicals
Church History Library
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Xi, 443 p. 23 cm. Book of Mormon, 1869 facsimile. The series was copyrighted in 1990, but was not completed until 1993. The note “Reproduced 1990” appears along the inside margin.
Topic: Book of Mormon 1869 facsim
187 nos. (159 p.) 14 cm.
Church History Library
by Edward Lennox Sloan 1830-1874 ; Henry Lavender Adolphus Culmer 1854-1914 ; J Graham ; Robert Wallace Sloan 1855-1926 ; Lorenzo Stenhouse ; R.L. Polk
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11 v.: ill., maps; 18-26 cm
Topics: Maps, Directories, Utah Maps, Utah Salt Lake Salt Lake City Maps, Utah Salt Lake Salt Lake City...
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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Church publication for Great Britain; 132 v.: ill. (some col.) ; ports.; 22-28 cm..
Topic: Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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4 v. 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, Korean
Church History Library
texts
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562 p.
Topics: Utah--Directories, Utah--Weber--Directories, Utah--Weber--Ogden--Directories
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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73 v. 22 – 28 cm
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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Church publication for Great Britain; 132 v.: ill. (some col.) ; ports.; 22-28 cm..
Topic: Church Periodicals
Church History Library
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519 p.
Topics: Utah--Directories, Utah--Weber--Directories, Utah--Weber--Ogden--Directories
Church History Library
by Roberts, Brigham Henry 1857-1933
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January 1909 to August 1909, * ill. *
( 1 reviews )
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Church History Library
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90 nos. (iv, 121 p.) 11 cm.
( 1 reviews )
Church History Library
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532 p.
Topics: Utah--Directories, Utah--Weber--Directories, Utah--Weber--Ogden--Directories
335 p.: 24 cm.
Topics: Directories, Utah Salt Lake Salt Lake City Directories
Church History Library
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11 v. ill., maps 18-26 cm.
Topics: Utah -- Maps, Utah Salt Lake -- Maps, Utah Salt Lake -- Directories, Utah -- Gazetteers, Utah --...
Church History Library
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Includes index. vii, 174 p. ill., facsims., maps, music, ports. 28 cm..
Topic: Latter-day Saints Business College (Salt Lake City)
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Church History Library
by Jenson, Andrew 1850-1941
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9 v. ill., facsims., ports. 22-26 cm.
Topic: Church history -- Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Der Stern
by German Mission
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v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church, genealogy
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,729
favorite 2
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
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Church publication for Great Britain; 132 v.: ill. (some col.) ; ports.; 22-28 cm..
Topic: Church Periodicals
Der Stern
by German Mission
texts
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favorite 0
comment 0
v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
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favorite 2
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Church History Library
by Roberts, Brigham Henry 1857-1933
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January 1915 to June 1915, * ill. *
xvi, [1], 475 p.: ill.; 26 cm.
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Topic: genealogy
Church History Library
by Roberts, Brigham Henry 1857-1933
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July 1912 to December 1912, * ill. *
Church History Library
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472p.
Topics: Utah--Directories, Utah--Weber--Directories, Utah--Weber--Ogden--Directories
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
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73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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eye 2,534
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
3 v.
Topic: Freemasons
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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73 v. 22 – 28 cm
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Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Der Stern
by German Mission
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v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
11 vols. in 6 17-18 cm.
Topics: Wales -- Church history -- Periodicals, Wales -- Periodicals, British Mission, genealogy
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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Church publication for Great Britain; 132 v.: ill. (some col.) ; ports.; 22-28 cm..
Topic: Church Periodicals
v. ; 14-29 cm.
Church History Library
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208, [62] p.: ill.; 27 cm.. 1 map (39 x 53 cm. folded to 23 x 18 cm.)
Topics: Agriculture -- Utah, Maps, Directories, Utah Utah Maps, Utah Utah Industries, Utah Utah Directories
Der Stern
by German Mission
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v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, General Conference
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Church History Library
texts
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11 v. ill., maps 18-26 cm.
Topics: Utah -- Maps, Utah Salt Lake -- Maps, Utah Salt Lake -- Directories, Utah -- Gazetteers, Utah --...
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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comment 1
v. 23 cm.
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Topic: Church Periodicals
Church History Library
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4 nos. 24 cm.
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Topic: Church periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Der Stern
by German Mission
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v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church